Proms in the Castle
Proms in the Castle

Proms In The Castle

Join us for a magnificent evening of music and light in the historical grounds of Pontefract Castle on Saturday 22nd June.

Wakefield Council presents the West Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra as they take the audience through an unforgettable orchestral jubilee.

Be enraptured by moving melodies as the sun goes down, and then be thrilled by the stunning fireworks finale.

Gates open at 5.30pm, for a 7.30pm start until a 10pm finish.


Book your tickets here!

Advance tickets: Adults £10, Children £8 (5-16 years or up to 18 years if proof of full time education).

On the gate tickets: Adults £12, Children £10

Under 5: Free

(booking fee applicable online only)

Tickets are also available from the Gift Shop and Pontefract Library.


Essential Information:

  • Tickets are non-refundable: the show will go on whatever the weather, so please be prepared.
  • Limited disabled parking is available in the castle car park.
  • By special permission additional parking is available in Poundstretcher’s car park.
  • Please note, the castle is a no smoking site.
  • Please be aware that there will be loud bangs and flashing during the fireworks display.
  • Well-behaved dogs are welcome but please keep them on a lead and be aware that the show finishes with fireworks.
  • There will be food and drink available, but you are welcome to bring a picnic and a bottle!
  • Children are welcome at the concert, but please no ball games.
  • Please help us to keep the castle clean by taking your rubbish away with you.
Proms in the Castle
Proms in the Castle
Proms in the Castle
Proms in the Castle
Proms in the Castle
Proms in the Castle
Proms in the Castle